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Vyopem 200mg Tablet

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Vyopem 200 MG Description

Vyopem Tablet is an antibiotic medicine, used to treat various bacterial infections such as infections of the respiratory tract, urinary tract and skin infection. It contains faropenem as an active in...
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ContainsFaropenem(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Vyopem 200 MG

  • Vyopem Tablet is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections like upper and lower respiratory infections.
  • It is also used to treat urinary tract infection and skin infections.

Contraindications of Vyopem 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to faropenem or any of the ingredients of Vyopem Tablet.
  • If you are allergic to other antibiotics (beta-lactam) like Penicillin derivatives, Cephalosporins, Monobactams, Carbapenems.

Side effects of Vyopem 200 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Rashes
  • Headache

Precautions and Warnings of Vyopem 200 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Vyopem Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of Vyopem Tablet in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Vyopem Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Faropenem passes into the breastmilk. So, if you are breastfeeding, your doctor will decide whether Vyopem Tablet has to be used or not.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Vyopem Tablet?
A:
Vyopem Tablet does not affect your ability to drive or to use machinery but, if you experience side effects like dizziness, then you should avoid driving or using machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Vyopem Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol along with Vyopem Tablet, but it is important to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergy to any antibiotics like Penicillin, Cephem, or Carbapenem.
  • You have an inherent tendency for allergic reactions (also known as atopy), or you have kidney problems.
  • You are not able to take diet orally, or you develop a sign of malnutrition or any sign of vitamin K deficiency (easy bleeding), the doctor might need you to monitor closely.
  • You experience a persistent diarrhoea, the doctor may discontinue the treatment.

Mode of Action of Vyopem 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Vyopem Tablet works by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis which is essential for bacterial growth. Hence, it helps in killing the bacteria responsible for the infection.

Directions for Use of Vyopem 200 MG

Vyopem Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It is advisable to take the medicine at a fixed time for ...
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Interactions of Vyopem 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Vyopem Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, suppleme...
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Storage and disposal of Vyopem 200 MG

  • Store Vyopem Tablet below 25°C.
  • Keep it in the original container, out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Vyopem 200 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Vyopem Tablet and you experience any adverse effects, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Vyopem Tablet, then take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long do I need to take Vyopem Tablet?

A: You are supposed to complete the prescribed dosage duration by your physician. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course with Vyopem Tablet, then it may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of immediate treatment.

Q: Is Vyopem Tablet a better antibiotic than others?

A: Vyopem Tablet belongs to the 'penem' class of antibiotics which is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections that are not responding to other regularly used antibiotics (multi-drug resistant infections). The advantage of Vyopem Tablet is that it is available in tablet form and can be conveniently taken, compared to imipenem or meropenem, the other 'penems' which are needed to be taken as injections.

Q: What are the side effects of Vyopem Tablet?

A: Sometimes individuals might experience mild side effects like diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain etc. If you feel any of such symptoms persistently immediately talk to a doctor.

Q: What does Vyopem contain?

A: Vyopem contains faropenem, which belongs to the class of antibiotic medicine.

Q: Is Vyopem a steroid?

A: No, Vyopem Tablet is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic medicine used to treat various bacterial infections.

Q: Is Vyopem an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Vyopem Tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections like upper and lower respiratory infections and infections of the skin and urinary tract.

Q: What is the side effects of Vyopem?

A: The common side effects of Vyopem Tablets include Diarrhoea Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach pain etc. If side effects persist and does not go away on its own consult with your doctor.
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13/11/2022

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